Louise Almon

b. 1958, Port St. Johns, South Africa; lives in Kalk Bay.
Louise Almon is a painter who studied art at Rhodes University and the University of Cape Town. She was a founder member of the Imvaba Arts Association and worked from the Lilian Road Studios in Johannesburg for fifteen years. Her paintings are figurative with expressive qualities.

Education


1977 – 1980: Bachelor of Arts, University of Cape Town, Cape Town.
1975 – 1976: School of Fine Art, Rhodes University, Grahamstown.

Solo Exhibitions (South Africa)


2017: Present in Absence, Candice Berman Gallery, Cape Town.

Group Exhibitions (South Africa)


2017: Turbine Art Fair, Turbine Hall, Johannesburg.
2016: Turbine Art Fair, Turbine Hall, Johannesburg.
2016: That Art Fair, The Palms, Cape Town.
2016: KKNK Arts Festival, Candice Berman Gallery,  Oudtshoorn
2015: Turbine Art Fair, Candice Berman Gallery, Turbine Hall, Johannesburg.
2015: Cache III, In Toto Gallery, Johannesburg.
2014: Turbine Art Fair, Candice Berman Gallery, Turbine Hall, Johannesburg.
2014: Hodgins House, Johannesburg.
2012: In Toto Gallery, Johannesburg
2010: Decade, Carol Lee Fine Art, Johannesburg.
2009: Lilian Road Studios, Johannesburg.
2009: Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg.
2008: Cuyler Street Gallery, Port Elizabeth.
2007: Stewart Gallery, Johannesburg.
2006: Stewart Gallery, Johannesburg.
2005: Generations, Carol Lee Fine Art, Johannesburg.
2002: Facets, Carol Lee Fine Art, Upstairs @ Bamboo, Johannesburg.
2002: Allsorts, Carol Lee Fine Art, Upstairs @ Bamboo, Johannesburg.
2002: Canvas and Clay, Admiralty Gallery, Port Elizabeth.
1998: King George VI Art Gallery, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Gallery, Port Elizabeth.
1997: Pro Arte exhibition, Robertson.
1989: Imvaba Arts Exhibition, Korsten Trade Union Offices, Port Elizabeth.

Group Exhibitions (International)


2016: START Art Fair, Saatchi Gallery, London.
2002: Contemporary South African Art, London.
2010: Myerson Art, London.
1990: Zabalaza Arts Festival, London.
1990: Art from South Africa,  Museum of Modern Art, Oxford.

Residencies


2012: Cite International des Arts, Paris.

Public Works


1994 – 1996: Aids murals, commissioned in Port Elizabeth
1991: The Worker and Yellow CraneNelson Mandela Metropolitan University permanent collection, Port Elizabeth.
1991: Memories of 1985, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University permanent collection, Port Elizabeth.
1985: Mural for Metal and Allied Workers Union (MAWU).
1985: COSATU emblem.
1985 – 1994: Various murals and banners as part of the  Imvaba Arts Mural Grouper. (These are now part of the Mayibuye Collection of the University of the Western Cape, housed at the Robben Island Museum.)

Links


http://www.louisealmon.co.za/

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